How To: 5 Pro Tips for Using iMessage on iOS 7

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One of the most frequently used app on the iPhone and iPad is the Messages app, which delivers SMS text messages, MMS picture messages, and iMessages on the iPhone and iMessage chats on the iPad. With iOS 7, Apple had added a few new gestures, in addition to existing gestures, that bring added features to […]

Southwest Airlines Offering iMessage In-Flight for $2

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In an effort to put an interesting twist on in-flight WiFi options, Southwest Airlines has announced that passengers can get access to Apple’s iMessage messaging service for only $2 per day. By paying with two George Washingtons, iOS users can chat with their friends and family while in the air, providing a cheap and barebones […]

How to Sync iMessages Across iOS and OS X

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One of the great features that was introduced with OS X Mountain Lion last year was the inclusion of the Messages app, which allows users to have their iMessages from their iOS devices synced to their Mac. That way they can chat with other iMessage users without being subjected to just their iPhone. Messages makes […]

How to Use Voice Dictation in iOS 7

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Typing long blocks of text on a mobile device can get pretty tiresome after awhile, and it’s really just kind of annoying. We already showed you how to set up text expansion so that you’re typing can be dialed down just a little bit, but that can only do so much. If you’re just not […]

Apple Says It Can’t Read Your iMessages, Despite What New Claims Say

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Apple is under fire, thanks to a new report that suggest that the Cupertino-based company has the ability to read users’ iMessages if they choose to. This goes against what Apple claimed back in June when it said that it doesn’t even have the ability to read iMessages in the first place, and decrypting the […]

The Difference Between iMessage and Regular Text Messaging

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If you just recently upgraded to an iPhone for the first time, you’re more than likely checking out all the new features and familiarizing yourself with the user interface and all the apps. It’s certainly foreign to you, but the nice thing about iOS is that it’s pretty easy to learn and get used to. […]

How to Show Full Names in Messages and Mail on iOS 7

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iOS 7 has been out for a few weeks now, and you’ve no doubt updated already and are probably confused by all of the little changes. The big changes are very welcomed, but it’s the small changes that are kind of annoying you right now. This includes the default use of only first names showing […]

iOS 7 iMessage Problem Fix Promised in Update

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iPhone users who are dealing with iMessage problems will soon get a permanent fix from Apple, a fix that could potentially come with one of the company’s two rumored upcoming updates, iOS 7.0.3 or iOS 7.1. Since the release of iOS 7 and iOS 7.0.2, iPhone users in particular have been dealing with iMessage issues […]

How to Fix iMessage Problems on iOS 7

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iPhone users on iOS 7 have been experiencing issues with Apple’s iMessage service wherein the iPhone is unable to send iMessages. Instead, users have had to rely on sending text messages, something that can prove costly to those that don’t have unlimited text. Fortunately there is a way to put an end to the madness […]

iOS 7 iMessage Problems Plague iPhone Users, But There’s a Fix

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iPhone owners have been experiencing iOS 7 iMessage problems after installing the new update and after upgrading to iOS 7.0.2, the most current version of iOS. Fortunately, there appears to be a simple fix for those are suffering from iMessage issues within Apple’s new iOS 7 update for the iPhone. Over the course of the […]

How to Delete iMessages and Texts in iOS 7

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It’s been almost a week since iOS 7 has released, and tons of iPhone and iPad users have already downloaded and installed the new update on their devices. The first thing you might have noticed was the completely new look, but Apple says that much of the user interface experience remains the same. However, some […]

Unofficial iMessage for Android Works, But Read This Before You Download

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Though Apple’s iMessage messaging platform is still confined to the company’s iOS and OS X ecosystems, a third-party Android app has been created, and surprisingly the unofficial app works as advertised. However, though it’s unclear what intent the developer has in mind for releasing the app, it appears that the app is capable of unleashing […]

How to Stop iMessage Spam on Your Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Mac

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Spam is a sad reality of the digital marketing age, and it can crop up anywhere, even in Apple’s popular iMessage service. And while SMS spam, or junk text messages, is annoying enough, the problem with spam sent on Apple’s messaging service is that it doesn’t even require a telephone number as iMessage is available […]

How to Fix the “Waiting for Activation” iMessage Error

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Since the launch of iOS 5, Apple has supported texting and IMs via iMessage. Sending an iMessage is a lot like sending a text message, except that it uses the phone’s Internet data connection (or Wi-Fi) to send the message. For people who are on limited text messaging plans, this is a great way to […]

Apple Can’t See or Share iMessages or FaceTime with NSA

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You can rest easy knowing Siri isn’t telling Apple and the NSA about all those searches for where to hide a dead body. Apple cannot read iMessages or monitor FaceTime calls, nor does the company store user location, map searches and Siri requests in an identifiable form, according to a statement linked from the Apple […]

21 iPhone 5 Tips & Tricks

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Check out this collection of iPhone 5 tips and tricks to get more out of the iPhone 5 without buying a new iPhone. It’s been six months since the iPhone 5 launched, and most people don’t know how to get the most out of the iPhone 5. With this list of iPhone 5 hidden features, […]

iMessage Fails Again with Outage Also Affecting FaceTime

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Apple’s iMessage service continues to show signs of spotty or intermittent service after an outage earlier this week that lasted for a few hours. Today, some users continued to experience problems with the service and took to Twitter to complain. At first, despite many issues and many isolated reports of outages, Apple didn’t acknowledge the outage. Here’s […]

Google Reportedly In Talks to Buy WhatsApp as iMessage Competitor

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Google could be in the final stages of acquiring WhatsApp, a popular messaging client available on iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and more. According to inside sources who talked to Digitimes, the messaging service and accompanying apps could fetch as much as $1 billion. These sources claim that WhatsApp has been in talks with Google […]

DEA Thinks iMessage Encryption is Too Tough

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A leaked document from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) obtained by CNet says Apple’s iMessage makes it difficult to listen in on drug suspects’ text conversations. The document says the encryption Apple uses on iMessage makes it “impossible to intercept iMessages between two Apple devices.” Even after obtaining SMS logs from carriers the agency is […]